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Male reticulated giraffe calf Kendi at the Indianapolis Zoo.

Source: (Photo by Melanie Laurendine/Indianapolis Zoo.)

INDIANAPOLIS — In honor of Earth Day, the Indianapolis Zoo is encouraging you to visit…and recycle your old technology while you’re at it.

This Spring’s Power Recycling Day will be held Saturday, April 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Here, you can drop off electronics to be recycled.  For the first time, you can also shred documents for $5/bag and dispose of any unused/unwanted prescriptions for free.

Continue reading for a list of electronic items that will be accepted.

And, if you visit the Zoo on April 22nd, you can also get a deal on tickets.  Entry will be 50% off in honor of the Earth Day Celebration Day.  There will be four Celebration Days throughout the year.

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Indianapolis Zoo Public Relations

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Accepted Electronics Include:

*Please Note*: Smaller items will be collected for free, but you will have to pay $20 if you plan to recycle TVs, screens, and monitors.


Cell Phones




VCR/DVD and Laserdisc Players


Scanners, Copiers, Printers, and Cartridges

Fax Machines

Small Appliances

External Hard Drives


Charging Cables and Wiring

You can take all of these items to the South Lot by Harding Street.

Zuri the lion at the Indianapolis Zoo.

Source: (Photo by Carla Knapp/Indianapolis Zoo.)